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KQED Public Radio: Wednesday, April 1, 2015

88.5 FM San Francisco •  89.3 FM Sacramento

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Wednesday, April 1, 2015
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered TIDAL Streaming Service NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Eric Harvey, an assistant professor at Weber State University, about the launch of Tidal, a new streaming service that is being offered from hip-hop star Jay-Z.
  • 1:00 am
  • 2:00 am
    City Arts & Lectures Novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie was born in Nigeria. Her novel "Americanah" was awarded the National Book Critics Circle Award and was named one of The New York Times Ten Best Books of the year. Like Adichie, it straddles the cultures of America and Nigeria, considering the challenges, status, and perceptions of Africans abroad. Themes of race, displacement, power and class are combined with humor, popular culture and a gripping love story. Her previous books include the novels "Half of a Yellow Sun" and "Purple Hibiscus," and the story collection "The Thing Around Your Neck." The recipient of a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship, Adichie was named one of the 20 most important fiction writers today under 40 years old by The New Yorker. She appeared in conversation with Dave Eggers on Sept. 30, 2014.
  • 3:00 am
    Morning Edition Yemen: The World's New Most Dangerous Conflict In Yemen, a civil war seems at risk of turning into a much bigger struggle. The show explains who are the local groups fighting, as well as the regional powers getting involved now. The program examines what could become one of the world's most dangerous conflicts.
  • 5:00 am
    Morning Edition
    The California Report 5:50am, 6:50am & 8:50am

    KQED News 6am, 6:30am, 7am, 7:30am, 8am, 8:30am, 9am, 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm & 4:30pm


    Perspectives 6:06am, 7:35am & 11:30pm

  • MORNING
  • 9:00 am
    Forum Oakland Teachers and Parents Rally for New Contract, Better Pay Parents and teachers from Oakland Unified School District held a march on Tuesday demanding an increase in teacher pay and a reduction in class size. During the contract negotiations, some teachers have adopted a labor tactic known as "work-to-rule": working only the hours stipulated in their contract, and nothing more. We'll discuss the ongoing dispute and the impact of the "work-to-rule" practice on classrooms.
  • 9:30 am
    Forum California Bill Would Require Disclosure of Cleaning Product Ingredients Manufacturers would be required to label all chemical ingredients in common household products like soaps, detergents and furniture polishes under a bill recently introduced in the state Legislature. Supporters of the proposal point to a link between the chemicals and health conditions including asthma and cancer, and the risks they pose to housecleaners, who are disproportionately women of color. We discuss the legislation and get tips on how to find the safest household cleaning products.
  • 10:00 am
    Forum Kazuo Ishiguro Returns to Fantasy With 'The Buried Giant' Author Kazuo Ishiguro is known for crossing genres. He won the Booker Prize for his 1989 novel "Remains of the Day," about the unspoken love between an English butler and housekeeper. In 2005, he published "Never Let Me Go," a novel set in a dystopian future where school kids were cloned. Ishiguro's new book, "The Buried Giant," his first in a decade, is a fantasy novel set in a medieval land of knights and dragons.
  • 11:00 am
    Here & Now What's Behind the Popularity of New, Unauthorized Steve Jobs Biography? A new book on the late Apple founder Steve Jobs is not the authorized version that book came out in 2011. So why do Jobs's friends and coworkers at Apple like this new one better? The show talks with the authors.
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    The Takeaway The Fallout in Indiana Fallout continues over Indiana's Freedom of Religion bill. Meanwhile, the controversial sentencing of an Indian-American woman charged with feticide is also angering critics of the state's conservative and religious policies.
  • 1:00 pm
    Fresh Air British LGBT TV Series Creator Russell Davies Terry Gross talks with Russell Davies, the creator of a British TV series about two middle-aged gay men. The series "Banana" is about to premiere on American cable, along with Davies' companion series "Cucumber," about young LGBT people. He also created the BBC series "Queer as Folk," and was behind the reboot of "Dr. Who."
  • 2:00 pm
  • 3:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm
    Marketplace Do Open Workspaces Change How We Work? Open-plan workspaces are hugely popular when it comes to planning the modern office. Could they actually change how we work?
  • 4:30 pm
    All Things Considered
    KQED News 4:30pm, 5:04pm, 5:30pm, 6:04pm & 7:04pm


  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Marketplace Do Open Workspaces Change How We Work? Open-plan workspaces are hugely popular when it comes to planning the modern office. Could they actually change how we work?
  • 7:00 pm
    Fresh Air British LGBT TV Series Creator Russell Davies Terry Gross talks with Russell Davies, the creator of a British TV series about two middle-aged gay men. The series "Banana" is about to premiere on American cable, along with Davies' companion series "Cucumber," about young LGBT people. He also created the BBC series "Queer as Folk," and was behind the reboot of "Dr. Who."
  • 8:00 pm
    Radio Specials Invisibilia The Power of Categories -- The show examines how categories define us. How, if given a chance, humans will jump into one category or another. We need them. We want them. The show looks at what categories provide for us, and hears the story of a person caught between gender categories in a way that will surprise you. And the program visits the first retirement community in the country to be based around one ethnic group.
  • 9:00 pm
  • 10:00 pm
  • 11:00 pm
  • 12:00 am
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